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Homemade 2 Ingredient Play Dough

Homemade 2 Ingredient Play Dough

Kids has been crazy for Play Dough. There are lot of DIY ingredients on how to make play doughs all over the internet. Me and my 8 year old has tried a lot and this by far is the easiest!

If you’re looking for something fun to do with your kids with few ingredients, try this out! You’ll come up with a soft play dough which you can mold without cooking required.


2 things you’ll need:

  • Conditioner (Any hair-conditoner will do)
  • Cornstarch

 

Directions:

The correct ratio is 1 part conditioner to 2 parts cornstarch. I used one cup of conditioner and mixed it with 2 cups cornstarch in a large plastic and unused bowl and just mix it up. Stir until your preferred texture. Feel free to add  few drops of food coloring to the mixture to make different colors. Store playdough in a Ziploc bag when finished. Viola!

Easy Mac and Cheese!

Easy Mac and Cheese!

Craving for something cheesy? Try this easy and hassle-free recipe and enjoy!

This homemade version is so worth the little bit of extra effort. Oh and feel free to add bacon bits for more flavor.

I altered the recipe a bit to add milk, use reduced-fat (not fat free) ingredients and eliminated the bread crumb topping. (That is my personal preference, but if you like a crunchy topping on your mac, mix 1/4 c. melted butter with 1 c. bread or cracker crumbs and sprinkle over the top before baking.)

Prep Time                                               15 minutes

Cook Time                                              40 minutes

Serving                                                    5

Ingredients:

12 ounces of macaroni or any of your choice of bite-sized pasta

8 ounces of reduced-fat sour cream or just plain yogurt

16 ounces of low-fat small-curd cottage cheese

8 ounces of 2% milk sharp cheddar cheese

1/4 cup of grated parmesan cheese

1/2 cup of milk

1/2 tsp of kosher salt

And some pinch of black pepper

Instructions:

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  • Cook the pasta, drain and set aside.
  • Mix the remaining ingredients in a large bowl. Spray a 1-1/2 qt. casserole dish with cooking spray.
  • Stir the pasta with your cheese mixture, then spread into the casserole dish.
  • Bake uncovered for 30 minutes in preheated oven, or until hot and bubbly.
  • Stir together before serving to evenly distribute the cheese sauce.

I hope your family enjoys this simple recipe too!